Former industry leader calls for reform of EU’s approach to R&D
One-time head of IBM Europe and now an MEP, Hans-Olaf Henkel arrives in the EU capital to put his stamp on innovation policy and start a conversation on curtailing what he sees as Commission over-reach
ACES winner dials up literacy rates in Africa
A low-cost text message programme to help young people improve their English language skills won the Science|Business inaugural Global Innovation Award earlier this month. Its founder, Elvis Austins, spells out how he got here and what comes next
ACES Life Sciences winner InSphero adds a new dimension to toxicity testing of drugs
InSphero’s breakthrough in generating 3D cell models of human organs at scale for use in toxicity screens attracted potential customers to invest in proving the technology. Now all the top ten pharma companies are users
A 12-point prescription for Europe’s healthcare biotech sector
Biologic drugs deliver health and wealth. But it is a long, fraught path from lab to bedside. Science|Business brought together research, business and policymakers to draft a risk-reduction plan for the new Parliament and Commission
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University education must be the mother of re-invention
The interdisciplinary vision of the future that inspired the formation of Aalto University has arrived. This has profound implications for undergraduate education, says the university’s President, Tuula Teeri. Students must be equipped to re-invent themselves, she tells Science|Business
Binary Times: Analogue Europe is holding all of us back
Regrets, she has a few, but the real fault lies with politicians that remain tied to an analogue mind-set. The result is a two-speed Europe, says Neelie Kroes as she retires as Digital Commissioner – to be replaced by three men
Harnessing the fantastic power of students
Forget the theory: students are inspired by problem-solving and turning know-how into entrepreneurship. Even dissent is a focus for innovation, says John Einar Hustad of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ACES winner dials up literacy rates in Africa
A low-cost text message programme to help young people improve their English language skills won the Science|Business inaugural Global Innovation Award earlier this month. Its founder, Elvis Austins, spells out how he got here and what comes next
New European consortium to tackle antibiotic resistance
Drive-AB has €9.4M to develop new business models to promote industry investment in antibiotics and prevent their inappropriate use
Former industry leader calls for reform of EU’s approach to R&D
One-time head of IBM Europe and now an MEP, Hans-Olaf Henkel arrives in the EU capital to put his stamp on innovation policy and start a conversation on curtailing what he sees as Commission over-reach

New Cambridge Enterprise office opens on University Biomedical Campus
Cambridge Enterprise, the University's commercialisation arm, is expanding its reach with the opening of an adjunct office on the first floor...
UCL awarded £13.5 million to advance medical research facilities
As part of the Clinical Research Infrastructure Initiative, UCL has been awarded £13.5 million for a number of projects to help advance clinical research.
Pisa is one of the key players in the race to create new low-power nanotransistors
The study carried out by a team of international researchers has been published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology




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